One person was killed and 19 hurt when a tour bus overturned on a rain-slick freeway near San Diego on Thursday. Two other Southern California bus wrecks left dozens more injured. (Dec. 20)
The school district in rural Wenatchee, Washington has created a program that uses mariachi music to connect with children of farmworkers and give them exposure to college campuses. (Dec. 20)
Michael Bloomberg steered New York City through economic recession, a catastrophic hurricane and the aftermath of 9/11, but he may always be remembered as 'nanny Bloomberg'. (Dec. 20)
Louisiana Purchase completed; South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union; Vermont's Supreme Court rules in favor of homosexual couples; "It's A Wonderful Life" premieres in New York. (Dec. 20)
Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured, seven seriously, authorities said. (Dec. 20)
In an unexpected shift, the Obama Administration on Thursday night said that millions of Americans who have had their health insurance plans canceled will be able to claim a "hardship" exemption, allowing them to buy a less comprehensive insurance plan in 2014, and that those same consumers will also be ...
Dozens of students' parents in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca got into violent clashes on Thursday with teachers from the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee, the smaller of the country's two main teachers unions. (Dec...
Over the years, I have found that when the Congress works late into December, it can often bring out the worst in lawmakers, as late nights, frayed nerves, longstanding personal or political disputes and legislative gridlock can result in feelings that are not exactly conducive to handshakes, hugs, smiles and ...
Surveillance video from a Metro bus in Seattle shows the dramatic takedown of an armed man who was robbing passengers of their phones last month. (Dec. 19)
An Okla. man who was arrested on outstanding warrants didn't let his handcuffs deter him from proposing to his girlfriend. The officer even helped him get the ring out of his pocket. ( Dec. 19)